Test Details

Mnemonic

IDHMF

Ordering Code

3600097

CPT-4 Code(s)

81120, 81121; 88381

Specimen Information

Collect

Tumor tissue
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Specimen Preparation

Send formalin-fixed, paraffin embedded tissue. Send tissue block or 4 unstained 5-micron slides at room temperature. Tissue block will be returned after testing. Please include pathology report.
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Alternate Specimen

DNA extracted by a CLIA certified lab with corresponding client-circled H & E slide. Call Client Services for specimen requirements.
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Minimum Volume

3 slides
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Transport Temperature

Room temperature
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Rejection Criteria

Fixative other than formalin, decalcified specimens, less than 25% tumor, DNA extracted by a non-CLIA lab, DNA extracted without a corresponding circled H & E slide
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Stability

Tissue Block:
Room temperature: Indefinitely
Refrigerated: Indefinitely
Frozen: Unacceptable

Extracted DNA:
Room temperature: 30 days
Refrigerated: Indefinitely
Frozen: Indefinitely
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Methodology

Polymerase Chain Reaction/Sequencing
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Reference Range

See report
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Performing Laboratory

ARUP Reference Laboratory
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New York DOH Approval Status

Yes
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